counterfeit[ koun-ter-fit ]SEE DEFINITION OF counterfeit
Synonyms for counterfeit
- not genuine
- not kosher
- soft shell
- won't fly
Antonyms for counterfeit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COUNTERFEIT
At this favorable moment the counterfeit conjurers disappeared.
And anyhow, repining is only a counterfeit repentance, you know.
Thus are all things represented by counterfeit, and yet without this there was no living.
Or what is it that their own very names are often counterfeit or borrowed from some books of the ancients?
I am no counterfeit, nor do I carry one thing in my looks and another in my breast.
Did you ever counterfeit extreme ingenuousness and honest indignation?
Finally, there was nothing in his country whereof he had not the counterfeit in gold.
Then the lover, who is true and no counterfeit, must of necessity be loved by his love.
Rhetoric, according to my view, is the ghost or counterfeit of a part of politics.
What are the means of separating the genuine from the counterfeit?
late 13c., from Old French contrefait "imitated" (Modern French contrefait), past participle of contrefaire "imitate," from contre- "against" (see contra-) + faire "to make, to do" (from Latin facere; see factitious). Medieval Latin contrafactio meant "setting in opposition or contrast." Related: Counterfeited; counterfeiting. The noun and adjective are from late 14c.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COUNTERFEIT
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